10 Luxury Condo Buildings in Gold Coast, Chicago

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If Gold Coast has got you thinking about Australia, you’re missing a diamond in the rough nestled in the heart of Chicago, Illinois. As the largest city in the Midwest, Chicago has it all — from restaurants and marquee performances to high-rise buildings dripping in the latest and best luxury that money can buy. For those looking to live above it all in the Windy City, these luxury condos in downtown Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood are for you.

1. 1500 N. Lake Shore Drive

Featuring co-op ownership, 1500 N. Lake Shore Drive offers stunning views of Lake Michigan thanks to famed architect Rosario Candela.

Floorplans offered: 2 Bedrooms, 3 Bedrooms, 4 Bedrooms, 5 Bedrooms, Penthouse

Amenities: Fitness center, on-site management, door service, in-unit laundry

2. Palmolive Building

Once known as the Playboy Building when it housed the magazine’s offices in the ‘60s, today the Palmolive Building and its Art Deco architecture was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.

Floorplans offered: 1 Bedroom, 2 Bedroom, 3 Bedroom, 4 Bedrooms

Amenities: 24-hour door staff and concierge, full maintenance staff, health club, library, lounge, entertaining space, wine storage

3. 30 West Oak

Located on a popular segment of Rush Street and the fine dining restaurants it’s known for, 30 West Oak features condos with high-end kitchens and private terraces.

Floorplans offered: 1 Bedroom, 2 Bedrooms, 3 Bedrooms, 4 Bedrooms

Amenities: 24-hour door service, heated indoor parking, additional storage, fitness center

4. Astor-Banks Condos

Although the Astor-Banks building is vintage, its units are nothing but. Featuring central air (a rare find in older buildings) in its 12 full-floor units, residents also enjoy private outdoor spaces and sweeping views.

Floorplans offered: 1 Bedroom, 2 Bedrooms

Amenities: In-unit laundry, on-site management, doorman

5. No. 9 Walton Condos

Built with the intention of providing 5-star hotel amenities to its residents, No. 9 Walton is located right where everyone wants to be: along the city’s iconic Magnificent Mile.

Floorplans offered: 1 Bedroom, 2 Bedrooms, 3 Bedrooms

Amenities: Social lounge, concierge service, fitness studio, valet parking, clubroom, private dining, wine storage, indoor pool, steam room, sauna, yoga studio, guest suites, covered dog run, house car and driver

6. Residences at 900

Brimming with elegance and sophistication, the Residences at 900 have been updated and outfitted with ultra-desirable, high-end touches and finishes (think fireplaces).

Floorplans offered: 2 Bedrooms, 3 Bedrooms

Amenities: Concierge service, landscaped roof deck, direct access to the Four Seasons and its amenities, storage space, 24-hour door service, garage parking, on-site management and maintenance, direct access to the Shops at 900

7. Park Tower

Located on the highest floors of the Park Hyatt Hotel, Park Tower is located along Lake Michigan and boasts one of the most exclusive and sought after addresses in the city.

Floorplans offered: Studio, 1 Bedroom, 2 Bedrooms

Amenities: Fitness center, spa, 24-hour door service, garage parking, storage space, concierge service, room service, indoor swimming pool, outdoor sun deck, on-site management, 24-hour maintenance

8. 132 E. Delaware Place

Set atop both the Four Seasons hotel and Bloomingdale’s, the condos that compose 132 E. Delaware Place have electric cooking appliances, floor to ceiling windows, and expansive views of both Lake Michigan and downtown Chicago.

Floorplans offered: 1 Bedroom, 2 Bedrooms, 3 Bedrooms, 4 Bedrooms

Amenities: Access to all hotel amenities, outdoor swimming pool, party room, fitness center, on-site management and maintenance

9. Cirrus

Cirrus leaves nothing to be desired with 9-foot ceilings, quartz countertops, energy-efficient appliances, walk-in closets, keyless entry, and much more.

Floorplans offered: 1 Bedroom, 2 Bedrooms, 3 Bedrooms, 4 Bedrooms, Penthouse

Amenities: Spa, massage room, wine lounge, yoga studio, 24-hour doorman, conservatory, pool, rooftop terrace, fitness room, spin studio, kid’s club, splash pad, indoor dog run

10. Waldorf Astoria

With just two units per floor, exclusive luxury living has never been more intimate. All of the Waldorf Astoria condos feature two terraces, a fireplace, hardwood floors, Snaidero cabinets, and radiant heated floors

Floorplans offered: 2 Bedrooms, 3 Bedrooms, 4 Bedrooms, 5 Bedrooms

Amenities: Boardroom, ballroom, health club, screening room, party room, sun deck, indoor pool, steam room, sauna, spa, exercise room, multi-lingual concierge and staff, private entrance

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